November 20, 2022

Primary Source Learning: Civil War

Civil War photograph lessons & activities Devil in the Details: Examining Visual Material from the Civil War The Mathew Brady Bunch New Technologies and New Uses Using Sources: Civil War Photography Technology & Tricks What Do You See? Learning from the Source lesson plans Gettysburg Address Game On Civil War Prison Experiences Geography & the Civil War Gettysburg Address Image Sequencing Perspectives in Civil War Song Sheets Primary Source … [Read more...]

Guided Primary Source Analysis: Jeff Davis Reaping the Harvest

What is the mood of this image? What symbols and other details in the engraving contribute to the overall mood it evokes? Now review the bibliographic record for this image. Describe what you learned and explain how that affects your "reading" of this source. Do a bit of research to learn more about the person featured in this image. Then write a short poem with words that mimic the mood of the poem. Use this list of tone and mood words to help you. What other observations, reflections … [Read more...]